Big 'n Weird Pretoria 2017

Sep 30, 2017
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Sci-Enza Science Centre, University of Pretoria

University of Pretoria, 50 Lynnwood Rd, Pretoria, 0011, South Africa


Pieterjan Joubert and Sae-ouk Oh
WCA Delegate
Brendan James Gray

This competition is a chance to compete in big cubes and unusual puzzles. Open to all ages and citizenships. Registration on line is essential as no registration on the day of the competition will be possible.

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Justin Zhang won with an average of 10.75 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Shivaan Harichander finished second (12.75) and Ruben Grobler finished third (12.80).

African records: Pieterjan Joubert‎ 7x7x7 Cube 4:25.74 (average); Ruben Grobler‎ 3x3x3 With Feet 1:05.27 (single) and 3x3x3 With Feet 1:08.45 (average).

3x3x3 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Justin Zhang 9.25 10.75 NR South Africa 11.1110.0011.139.2514.28
2 Shivaan Harichander 11.56 12.75 South Africa 12.8812.0616.1811.5613.30
3 Ruben Grobler 11.69 12.80 South Africa 13.2912.6012.5111.6913.88

6x6x6 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Pieterjan Joubert 3:07.05 3:09.20 South Africa 3:09.353:11.203:07.05
2 Ruben Grobler 3:25.81 3:35.71 South Africa 3:25.813:55.303:26.02
3 Sae-ouk Oh 4:38.65 4:45.32 Republic of Korea 4:41.304:56.004:38.65

7x7x7 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Pieterjan Joubert 4:10.04 4:25.74 AfR South Africa 4:39.564:27.614:10.04
2 Ruben Grobler 5:07.56 5:30.66 South Africa 5:58.595:25.825:07.56
3 Justin Zhang 6:34.64 7:17.96 South Africa 8:31.296:47.946:34.64


# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Brendan James Gray 18.64 20.02 South Africa 21.3618.6448.8519.4819.21
2 Justin Zhang 31.93 1:04.58 South Africa 50.0931.93DNF1:06.971:16.68
3 Ruben Grobler 10.41 DNF South Africa DNF15.6918.04DNF10.41


# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Ruben Grobler 20.21 23.50 South Africa 24.1920.8525.4626.8520.21
2 Sae-ouk Oh 35.31 41.82 Republic of Korea 44.5435.3149.5242.8938.03
3 Brendan James Gray 33.15 43.01 South Africa 42.631:04.5433.1535.7250.67

3x3x3 With Feet

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Ruben Grobler 1:05.27 AfR 1:08.45 AfR South Africa 1:08.311:05.271:11.77
2 Pieterjan Joubert 3:50.40 4:16.88 South Africa 4:57.863:50.404:02.38
3 Brendan James Gray 3:15.31 DNF South Africa 5:44.47DNF3:15.31
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